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BILD 3 Dr. David Woodruff p. 1 of 4 Study Guide for the Second Mid-term Exam, Spring 2008 50-minute closed-book exam. No calculators, cell phones, Blackberries, satellite dishes, etc. Answer all questions in INK – no #2 pencils – bring some pens. Although some of the following prompts appear to require long answers please anticipate that, if there are 30-40 questions on the test (to cover the breadth of the material), the typical answer will take 1 minute or less and it’s unlikely there will be any Q requiring more than 2 minutes to answer. Plan to use very short answers. The following questions are provided to help you anticipate the level of detail to be examined. The inclusion of a question here is no guarantee that it will appear on the midterm or final exam. Lecture 11. Vertebrates. Review Campbell chapter 34: see the review of concepts 34.1-7. You should be familiar with all terms printed in bold in the text. Name the major characteristics of chordates? List the distinguishing characteristics of each of the classes of vertebrates Draw a simple evolutionary tree indicating how five classes of vertebrates are phylogenetically related. What evidence indicates that birds are descendents of dinosaurs? Describe the circumstances that appear to have led to mammal ascendancy and radiation. Describe the embryonic membranes surrounding the embryos of dinosaurs and birds Draw a simple phylogenetic diagram showing the relationships of five major groups of living amniotes, at least two should be exclusively endothermic. Lectures 12-15. Population ecology. Review chapter 52 and lectures 12, 13, 14, 15. You should understand the terms and the examples used in the text and lectures. Also review the population problems worked through in Sections. There is not enough time to test your arithmetic problem solving ability in the Midterm but if problems require solution on the final Exam a Table of Exponential Functions or natural logarithms will be provided, as calculators are not allowed. Lecture 16 (sexual reproduction in flowering plants): see the lecture notes and examples of
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